Scars

Scars Described as nostalgic dark and enchanting Scars is a unique narrative in verse from an accomplished fiction and essay writer It is the story of a year in the life of a fictional family in the

  • Title: Scars
  • Author: Amy Madden Taylor
  • ISBN: 9781631929250
  • Page: 342
  • Format: ebook
  • Described as nostalgic, dark and enchanting , Scars is a unique narrative in verse from an accomplished fiction and essay writer It is the story of a year in the life of a fictional family in the 1960 s told through a series of poems written by the 15 year old poet daughter, Hope Madden s themes of loss, betrayal, and family role reversals are engrained in the text wDescribed as nostalgic, dark and enchanting , Scars is a unique narrative in verse from an accomplished fiction and essay writer It is the story of a year in the life of a fictional family in the 1960 s told through a series of poems written by the 15 year old poet daughter, Hope Madden s themes of loss, betrayal, and family role reversals are engrained in the text we begin to recognize the voice of each of the family members, as the narrator relates the events of a dark year in their lives The scars are literal, figurative and emotional They form a sort of bond of intimacy which binds these characters beneath family tragedy and dysfunction Deceptively simple in presentation, Scars is clever, unpretentious and moving.As a bassist Amy Madden has been a longtime presence on the New York City music scene.A member of the NY Blues Hall of Fame, her songwriting is acclaimed for its cinematic story telling and unusual lyrics As Writerless she maintains a blogsite of essays, and as Amy Madden Taylor she previously published a novel, Losing My Accent.

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    1. I am still reading this very special writing. I will review shortly. I have to take a break. Amy is such a diversified artist it's hard not to explore her talents. Gotta say So far . Another keeper. Thank you Amy Madden Taylor !!!!!!

    2. A brilliant and unusual book written in the form of the protagonists own poetry. A unique take on adolescence and events in a dysfunctional family in the 1960s. You have to check it out. This is a seriously great writer and a very impressive but moving book

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